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Man commits suicide following an argument with his mother over alcohol

A 44-year-old man committed suicide on Monday after a confrontation with his mother at Mutinu village in Ndia Constituency, Kirinyaga County.

According to eye witnesses, the deceased; Peter Mwangi, threw himself into a fish pond at a nearby farm where he drowned.

The mother of the deceased told police that she got into an argument with her deceased son after she gave him over 10 kilogrammes of maize to sell but he used the money to drink illicit alcohol.

KirinyagaAfter the disagreement, the woman said she was later informed that the 44-year-old had killed himself.

“I had been feeding him since his wife disappeared from home after disagreements. Right now i’m taking care of his son,” his mother said.

Ndia Deputy Sub-county Deputy County Commissioner Moses Ivuto said the body was taken Kibugi Funeral Home waiting postmortem.

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